Event Management 2 (South Africa)

Want to work together with other students and various partners on a real event? Experience the pressure of delivering results with a diverse group of people on a very tight schedule? Specialize yourself in a facet of event management and experience South Africa first hand? Then Event Management 2 is the right minor for you!

Possible partners are for which you'll manage an event are embassies, trade commissions, universities, entrepreneurs, multinational corporations, non‐profit organizations and social activists.

Overview

Study start

  • April
  • November

Location

  • South Africa

Language

  • English

European credits

  • 15 EC's

Minor type

  • For all bachelor programmes

Subject area

  • Hospitality Management
  • Tourism and Leisure

Minor content

In this 2nd event management minor, you will organize a real world event. There are several possible events you can bid for different real world events that take place during the module period. These may include an international conference, exhibition or incentive, or a community event. You may also have the option to come up with your own event. With a group of 4 students you need to convince an expert panel that your group will be the best in organising that particular event. From thereon you will be organising the event, dealing with real clients, suppliers, and other stake-holders. You will have weekly meetings to discuss progress and challenges with an experienced events lecturer to make sure your event will be a big success.

Structure of the minor

Unit 1: Event Management Project (6 EC) 
In this unit, student will learn based upon a Real-World event you develop your skills on teambuilding, networking, management and leadership in order to develop, organize and execute an event that meets the requirements of the event industry and satisfies both participants, stakeholders and client.   

Unit 2: Event Management Training 
In this unit, Student can apply expertise knowledge on project management, strategic event design and self-chosen topics such as branding, networking, safety, or design on the organization of the event.   

Unit 3: Event Teamwork (6 EC) 
In this unit, student can contribute to the productivity of the team, to fulfilling the quality standards, to the working atmosphere and to reaching the objectives of the event while being able to critically reflect upon your own and others’ actions and their effects on the team’s motivation and performance. 

Examination

  • Assessed against a project portfolio 
  • Students will have weekly meetings  
  • Final presentation   

Admission requirements

Conditional completion of the minor Event Management 1 .
Exception for Leisure & Events Management students that can enter this minor directly.

Questions?

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